Studies

Reports about Drowning:

what prevents it, where it happens, when it happens, to whom, and more:

 

August 2017 report by Wallis BA, Watt K, Franklin RC, et al.

Where children and adolescents drown in Queensland: a population-based study.

This retrospective population-based study examined drowning location by the site of immersion for both fatal and non-fatal drowning events in Queensland.

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October 2015 report by Heather Felton, John Myers, Gil Liu, Deborah Winders Davis

This study aimed to better understand trends and risk factors associated with non-fatal drowning of infants and children in the USA using two large, national databases.

April 2014 report by Jiaquan Xu, M.D.

Unintentional Drowning Deaths in the United States, 1999–2010

This report provides recent findings on unintentional drowning deaths in the United States. All data in this report are from the 1999 through 2010 mortality files from the National Vital Statistics System.

2014 report, Executive Editor David Meddings for the World Health Organization

Global report on drowning: preventing a leading killer.

While this report addresses drowning across all countries and ages, the particularly high incidence of drowning in low- and middle income countries and among children and young people makes these countries and groups a central focus.